Training

21 baffling things about triathlon

Martyn Brunt compiles a list of things that mystifies him about triathlon and triathletes...
03 May 2016 at 13:29

Tim Don’s off-road masterclass: Cornering

Eighth at the Xterra Worlds shows The Don is as handy off-road as on it. In part one of three, he shows you his cornering tricks…


03 May 2016 at 11:26

Ironman triathlon training: being coached vs self-coaching

Preparing for an Ironman and thinking about hiring a coach? Ironman pro Lucy Gossage and coach Nick Dunn debate the pros and cons
03 May 2016 at 09:21

Ironman Run Strategies

From the physical to the mental, Andy Bullock arms you with the tools you need to tackle the unique challenge of the Ironman Marathon


29 April 2016 at 10:28

Open water swim: Crowd control tips

It’s all too easy to panic when you’re in the middle of the open-water mêlée. The answer? Assertive orientation. Jodie Swallow explains
28 April 2016 at 17:00

The ultimate guide to your first triathlon...38 tips

Your first triathlon may almost be here, but how do you make sure everything goes smoothly and conquer the nerves? Here’s 38 tips to see you through...
28 April 2016 at 12:03

Ice baths: do they help athletes after intense exercise?

A new meta-analysis of several studies reveals the true results of cold-water immersion after intense exercise
28 April 2016 at 10:49

Race performance: small changes can lead to big gains

We all have large areas to work on in training. But Joe Friel demonstrates that often the best way to improve is by concentrating on the little things...
28 April 2016 at 08:00

5 of the best moments in Olympic triathlon history

Triathlon has been a sport in the last four Olympics. Here are our favourite key moments from each, so you can relive some of the sport's most memorable action...
27 April 2016 at 10:15

Emma Pooley: her 5 key preparation areas

Emma Pooley’s success at multisport racing stems from years of focussed training as a cyclist. Here’s how she preps for triathlon and duathlon domination…
27 April 2016 at 09:03

Olympic distance triathlons: 9 of the UK's fastest

Want a PB this season? We check out 9 of the UK's fastest standard-distance triathlon courses that will give you every chance of gaining your fastest ever time
22 April 2016 at 10:52

Master your first open-water triathlon - expert swim tips

Nervous about your first race in open-water? Don't be. Here are Olympic and Commonwealth swimmer James Parrack's top tips...
22 April 2016 at 08:48

30 Speedwork Sessions

Ignore speedwork at your peril, says Paul Larkins. By mixing up your run pace, your overall run performance will come on in leaps and bounds…


21 April 2016 at 19:00

Female triathletes: top 10 greatest ever?

We have discussed, debated and, frankly, argued furiously about who should make it onto our top 10 female triathletes of all time list... do you agree with our chosen 10?
19 April 2016 at 16:00  (2)

Cycling in the rain: coping with wet conditions

Wet conditions can pose all sorts of problems during training or the racing bike leg. Pete Bonfield explains how to cope with the conditions, and stay safe and efficient
19 April 2016 at 12:25

Perfect your running technique: 11 key components

We analyse the 11 key elements of good running form, shared by the best runners in triathlon, and how they increase your efficiency and reduce the risk of injury.
18 April 2016 at 12:00

Depression: a triathlete's experience

Every year a quarter of us will suffer from a mental health problem, including sports men and women. Our columnist Tim Heming shares his experience
14 April 2016 at 14:31  (2)

Basic Bike Prep: is your bike ready to race?

You don’t need to be a professional mechanic to get your bike ready to race. Dan Goodbourn shows you how to make sure your ride runs smoothly
07 April 2016 at 14:00

Open-water swim tips from Olympic champ Maarten van der Weijden

2008 Olympic 10km swim gold medalist, Maarten van der Weijden, tells Nicola Joyce how you can improve open water swim
07 April 2016 at 10:00

Race fatigue: how to beat it mentally and physically

French sports scientist Romauld Lepers examines how fatigue affects performance and how to overcome it
06 April 2016 at 11:28